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First Among Sequels
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"Never heard of that book, until I quickly "needed" an audio book to listen to on the bus, which is a replacement for my commuter's train this week. Reading on a bus makes me nauseous." Oct 16, 2019 02:12AM

 
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oliviasbooks oliviasbooks said: " I read it in 1984 and bought it with my save-up pocket-money in 1985. What a wonderful, wonder book! I coukd quote it to pieces. "

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"I started rereading it again right after finished rereading it. I noticed that I do not have any quotes saved from my favorite childhood book." Jul 06, 2019 12:11AM

 
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Charles Ogden

“In the nonstop tsunami of global information, librarians provide us with floaties and teach us to swim.”
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China Miéville
“It had become a chimney poking from a vertical universe of bookshelves.

There was motion below her. There were people on the shelves.

They clung to the edges of the cases and moved across them in expert scuttles. They wore ropes and hooks and carried picks on which they sometimes hung. Dangling from straps they carried notebooks, pens, magnifying glasses, ink pads, and stamps.

The men and women took books from the shelves as they went, checked their details, leaning against their ropes, replaced them, pulled out little pads and made notes, sometimes carried the books with them to another place and reshelved it there.

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Oscar Wilde
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Joan Bauer
“My grandma always said that God made libraries so that people didn't have any excuse to be stupid.”
Joan Bauer, Rules of the Road

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